Employment

1 07, 2020

Legal Alert: How do you manage WFH in today’s world?

By |2020-08-23T23:54:08+00:00July 1st, 2020|Employment, Legal Alerts, The Advisor|Comments Off on Legal Alert: How do you manage WFH in today’s world?

July 2020 Working from home used to be a flexible option provided to employees by some employers, but was definitely not a mandate.  With the current coronavirus pandemic, a shift has been made that makes remote working not only an option, but in some cases, a requirement. As businesses reopen, employers and employees are [...]

10 05, 2018

Employee or Independent Contractor? A New Test

By |2020-05-14T02:51:10+00:00May 10th, 2018|Employment, News, The Advisor|Comments Off on Employee or Independent Contractor? A New Test

In Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. the Superior Court of Los Angeles County, the California Supreme Court adopted a new standard to determine whether a worker is properly classified as an employee or an independent contractor. The simplified standard, known as the ABC test, looks at three required factors to determine a valid independent contractor who would not be subject to one of California’s wage orders and other employer obligations: [...]

14 11, 2017

New California Labor/Employment Laws for 2018

By |2019-10-01T15:52:18+00:00November 14th, 2017|Employment, News, The Advisor|Comments Off on New California Labor/Employment Laws for 2018

The current legislative session is now at a close.  Governor Brown has approved or vetoed the bills sent from the legislature.  Unfortunately for employers, this year was fairly active for labor and employment laws.  Below is a partial list, not exhaustive, of the biggest developments from this year’s new laws.  Unless otherwise noted, these laws [...]

13 10, 2017

Legal Alert: Avoiding a “Weinstein” Exposé

By |2019-10-01T15:53:40+00:00October 13th, 2017|Employment, Legal Alerts, News|Comments Off on Legal Alert: Avoiding a “Weinstein” Exposé

As The Weinstein Company will soon learn, it is a serious mistake to allow a culture of "anything goes" to exist in your workplace.  Whether the vice is sexual harassment, discrimination or retaliation, ignoring the problem will eventually result in litigation to set things right.  These matters need prompt attention, not a blind eye, if [...]

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